O'odham is an Uto-Aztecan language spoken in south-central Arizona and Mexico. It is the one of the most widely spoken Native American language with roughly 45,000 speakers, about 30,000 of whom are fluent. There are two main O'odham dialects: Tohono O'odham (Papago) and Akimel O'odham (Pima), which are largely mutually intelligilble.
Ce:daghim 'o 'ab wu:sañhim.
To:tahim 'o 'ab wu:sañhim.
Cuckuhim 'o 'ab him.
Wepeghim 'o 'abai him.
Greenly they emerge.
In colors of blue they emerge
Whitely they emerge.
In colors of black they are coming.
Reddening, they are right here.
Na:nko Ma:s Cewagi/Cloud Song, by Ofelia Zepeda
Information about the O'odham people and language
Papago English dictionary
Tohono O'odham Community Action
The Tohono O'odham Creation Story
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